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Josh Kurtz
Josh  Kurtz

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
El Cajon, CA

High School:
Granite Hills

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 185

Position:
Utility

02/20/2018

Ten Blue Jays Named to ACWPC All-Academic Team

Greenwald and Kurtz Earn Third ACWPC All-Academic Honor

12/13/2017

Johns Hopkins Places Four on ACWPC All-America Teams

Cico Named First Team All-American

11/19/2017

Johns Hopkins Finishes Sixth at MAWPC Championship

Banks and Cico Named to All-Tournament Team

11/19/2017

Johns Hopkins Tops Gannon, 12-11, at MAWPC Championship

Banks Leads Blue Jays with Four Goals and Six Points

11/17/2017

20th-Ranked Fordham Edges Johns Hopkins, 11-9, in MAWPC Quarterfinals

Cico Leads Blue Jays with Four Points

Statistically Speaking: - Ranks 17th in school history in career points (196), 8th in assists (99), 19th in steals (72), 15th in blocks (14) and tied for 22nd in ejections drawn (38)

2017:
- Named ACWPC Honorable Mention All-America
- Co-captain
- CWPA and ACWPC All-Academic (Superior)
- Finished with 58 goals, 33 assists, 23 drawn ejections, 26 steals and 12 blocks
- Ranked second in goals, assists, points (91) and blocks
- Totaled three points (2g, 1a) in season-opening win over Washington & Jefferson
- Scored twice, handed out two assists and had two blocks in win over Gannon
- Poured in a career-high five goals and seven points in win over Cal Lutheran
- Had an assist in back-to-back games versus La Salle and 11th-ranked Princeton
- Totaled four points (3g, 1a) in win over Iona
- Had back-to-back three-goal, two-assist games versus Gannon and Toronto
- Had back-to-back three-point (2g, 1a) games versus La Salle and Fordham
- Also had three steals and two drawn ejections against Fordham
- Finished with six points (4g, 2a) against George Washington
- Notched a hat trick, three drawn ejections and two steals in loss to Wagner
- Had an assist, two steals, two drawn ejections and a block at Navy
- Scored and had three steals in loss to Redlands
- Scored and added an assist in win at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
- Tallied three goals, two assists and two steals in win over top-ranked (DIII) Whittier
- Scored three goals and dished three assists in win over La Verne
- Notched two goals against 15th-ranked Brown
- Totaled three points (1g, 2a) in win over Washington & Jefferson
- Had four blocks in win over MIT in DIII Eastern Championship game
- Totaled six points (3g, 3a) to go with two drawn ejections, one steal and one block in loss at George Washington
- Scored and handed out an assist in win over Navy
- Swiped two steals in loss at 17th-ranked Bucknell
- Totaled two points (1g, 1a) at Fordham
- Finished with four points (3g, 1a) at Wagner
- Scored twice versus Fordham in MAWPC Tournament
- Tallied a hat trick in win over Gannon in MAWPC Tournament
- Finished with three points (1g, 2a) and two steals in loss to Navy in MAWPC Fifth-Place match

2016:
- Led team in assists (35) and ranked second in points (59)
- Also ranked third in steals (31) and fifth in goals (24)
- CWPA and ACWPC All-Academic (Excellent)
- Notched an assist, two steals and two ejections drawn versus 14th-ranked Harvard
- Grabbed two steals at 13th-ranked Brown
- Dished three assists and had two steals against MIT
- Notched an assist and two steals versus 10th-ranked UC San Diego
- Tallied three points (1g, 2a) versus top-ranked UCLA
- Totaled five points (4g, 1a) and a block in win over Navy
- Scored three goals and handed out three assists in win over Wagner
- Notched two points (1g, 1a), two steals and an ejection drawn in loss to Fordham
- Totaled five points (2g, 3a) and four steals versus 13th-ranked Bucknell
- Scored, dished two assists and blocked a shot in win at Fordham
- Dished three assists and grabbed two steals at Wagner
- Totaled three points (1g, 2a) in loss at 20th-ranked Santa Clara
- Scored and grabbed two steals versus 18th-ranked St. Francis
- Had three steals and three drawn ejections against San Jose State
- Totaled three points (1g, 2a) and two ejections drawn at 17th-ranked George Washington
- Finished with five points (2g, 3a) in win over 18th-ranked George Washington
- Scored and dished two assists at Navy
- Scored a pair at 13th-ranked Bucknell
- Totaled four points (2g, 2a) and three steals in win over Navy in MAWPC quarterfinals
- Scored twice in loss to 18th-ranked George Washington in MAWPC semifinals

2015:
- Totaled 15 goals, 31 assists, 15 steals and 13 ejections drawn
- Tied for fourth on the team in assists
- 31 assists are second most by a freshman in school history
- CWPA and ACWPC All-Academic (Excellent)
- Totaled four points (1g, 3a) and two steals in season-opening win over Iona
- Handed out three assists in win over Cal Lutheran
- Finished with three assists in win over Washington & Jefferson
- Tallied two assists and one steal in win over George Washington
- Scored and handed out an assist in win over Mercyhurst
- Totaled four points (2g, 2a) in win at Caltech
- Scored and grabbed two steals in loss at Pomona-Pitzer
- Had a pair of steals in loss at Navy
- Totaled six points, including a career-best five assists, two steals and two ejections drawn in win over Monmouth (IL)
- Scored twice, handed out two assists and drew four ejections in win at Connecticut College
- Totaled four points (2g, 2a) in win over Mercyhurst
- Handed out five assists in win over Salem International
- Totaled two points (1g, 1a) in win at 15th-ranked Bucknell
- Scored and drew two ejections in win over St. Francis in CWPA Quarterfinals
- Scored and had a steal in win over 10th-ranked Brown in CWPA Semifinals
- Drew and an ejection and grabbed a steal in one-goal loss to 11th-ranked Princeton in CWPA Championship

Personal:
- Joshua Kurtz
- Son of Jim and Julane Kurtz
- Brother, Jacob, played water polo for one year at Redlands
- Named second team all-league and led team to CIF semifinals as a sophomore
- Named team’s Most Valuable Defensive Player, first team all-league and second team All-CIF as a junior
- Led team to CIF quarterfinals in junior season
- Named team’s Most Valuable Defensive Player, league MVP and First Team All-CIF as a senior
- Led team to CIF semifinals in senior season
- Played four years with San Diego Shores
- Led club team to third place at US Club Championships in 2013 and 2015
- Also swam in high school and won CIFSDS title in the 200 Free Relay
- Also two-time first team all-league and First Team All-CIF as a junior
- Is a certified scuba diver
- Majoring in neuroscience

Kurtz Year by Year
Goals Assists Points Steals Ej. Drawn Blocks
2015 15 31 46 15 3 0
2016 24 35 59 31 12 2
2017 58 33 91 26 23 12
Totals 97 99 196 72 38 14
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